Wwii Combat In The Pacific
The complete story of the war in the Pacific, from the destruction of America's fleet in Hawaii to the final surrender of the Japanese onboard the USS Missouri in the 4 DVD box set. Includes over 2 hours of Tigers of the Sea, the story of America's naval power in WWII, rare combat footage, exclusive veteran interviews and makes you an eyewitness to history.
During the Second World War, military aviation truly came of age. In six brief years, aircraft evolved from fragile wood and fabric biplanes to jet powered fighters capable of more than 500 miles an hour. This collection includes some of the primary antagonists in the war over Europe and the Pacific, and explores how this group of aircraft helped revolutionize aerial combat.
Based on Frank V. Martinbek's comic strip, superhero Don Winslow is sent to track spy activity in the Pacific Northwest and ends up fighting the evil Scorpion who with the help of Japanese, plans to attack the Pacific Coast. Contains actual WWII combat footage in 13 chapters. Directed by Lewis D. Collins.
World War II was the largest and most destructive war ever waged on earth, engulfing every corner of the globe. Walter Cronkite, who first distinguished himself as a war correspondent on the front lines of this conflict, presents a stunning collection which chronicles "WWII in the Pacific". Filled with gripping combat footage, this collection takes you from the rise of militarism in Japan to the delirious celebrations on VJ day.
Control of the air became the key to military victory during World War Two. Axis and Allied pilots turned the skies over Europe and the Pacific into one of history's bloodiest arenas. "The Warplanes Of WWII" provides a bird's eye view of the action, thanks to rare newsreel footage, some of which has never been seen in 60 years. You will bear witness to the German Blitzkrieg in Poland and France, along with RAF's heroic stand against the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain.
Reader's Digest proudly presents history in the making. From the pivotal battles that changed the course of WWII to the heroic soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of democracy, WWII in the Pacific is a gripping chronicle of the Pacific campaign. This stunning collection is a treasure trove of U.S. military combat footage, including rare color footage of the Battle of Midway and Iwo Jima, original theatrical newsreels, and rousing propaganda films produced by Oscar-winning director John Ford to rally the spirits of America on the homefront.
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